The Education, Psychology & Therapy Clinic

Using evidence-based practice to enable all children reach their potential in life

“The staff and therapists at the EPT Clinic are fantastic. They were amazing with both of us. I couldn’t recommend them enough. Everything was perfect from start to finish”
– Parent, 2019

Expecting Parents!

Minding a Baby’s Mind Online Prenatal Programme

Preparation for:

  • Pregnancy
  • Birth and labour
  • Caring for a newborn baby and…
  • Developmental milestones up to 6 months


Our Approach in the Programme:

  • We reference HSE, NHS and WHO best practice guidelines
  • We use research from Harvard University
  • We provide you with 18 expert videos
  • We post you out a Handbook to read and fill in
  • We teach you how to be the best kind of parent you can be

What We Do

We are a private child and family health service based in Kilkenny, Ireland.  We aim to support babies, toddlers, children and young people’s well being, development and learning.  We offer psychology, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, speech and language therapy, and occupational therapy to children of all ages. 


 Our Approach in the Clinic

Our clinic operates a family-systemic, disability and mental health service which offers multi-disciplinary assessments, interventions, psycho-education and therapy to children and families. We also offer training and courses to parents, children, teachers and professionals on a range of topics – online and in person.

Lorraine O.B. Madden

C. Psychol., Ps.S.I. M6672 M.A. B. Ed. Psych. Ad.Dip.

Clinical Director Lorraine O.B. Madden C. Psychol., Ps.S.I. M6672 M.A. B. Ed. Psych. Ad.Dip. is a Chartered Psychologist, registered with the Psychological Society of Ireland. She worked in the HSE in Children’s Services before opening the EPT Clinic in 2019. Lorraine and the clinic’s highly qualified team believe in helping all children reach their full potential.


Prenatal and Baby


Conception to 18 months 

Early Intervention Service

0-5 years


Child & Adolescent Service

6-24 years


Specialist Autism Services

All ages


Online Learning and Help

Online Courses and Learning


Online Therapy / Intervention


Evidence-Based Handouts & Resources

COVID 19 Notice

The EPT Clinic’s Team hopes you are doing okay during this difficult time. In light of the COVID 19 crisis, the EPT Team continue to closely monitor and follow public health guidance in relation to this unprecedented public health emergency. The Government of Ireland have listed Disability and Mental Health Services on their list of Essential Services which are exempt from the Stay at Home advice. As a result, we are trying our best to continue to support families while adhering to physical distancing measures.